WELCOME TO THE BAYSIDE BEER BELT

The Bayside Beer Belt – Victoria’s first beer and spirit region, located in SOUTHeast Melbourne.

This remarkable area boasts 9 breweries and 4 distilleries, including 1 that functions as both, spread across Moorabbin, Cheltenham, Mordialloc, Braeside, Dandenong, Carrum Downs, Seaford, and Frankston.

Each brewery and distillery offers unique beverages, food, and distinct venue vibes, aesthetics, and hospitality. No two are alike! We encourage you to visit them all and find your favorite. Whether you choose to explore on your own or join one of our fantastic tours, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.

MEET OUR BAYSIDE BEER BELT PARTNERS!

2 Brothers Brewery

BREWERY – MOORABBIN

Brothers Dave and Andrew had a love for craft beer, yet, finding a beer that satisfied their palates was hard to come by, so they decided to ditch their day job in the US to brew their own in Australia. After rescuing brewing tanks from the bankrupt…

Bad Shepherd Brewing Co

BREWERY – CHELTENHAM

Bad Shepherd is the brainchild of husband and wife team and Kingston locals, Dereck and Diti Hales. Dereck, an award-winning amateur brewer and certified beer judge always knew owning his own brewery was his true dream…

Biersal Brewery

Biersal Brewery

BREWERY – SEAFORD

This small, family brewery is owned and operated by father and son duo, Ben and Geoff Luxton, who focus on experience and locally crafted beer. The brewery is housed in a large 70’s brick warehouse with a European beerhall feel…

Boatrocker Brewers & Distillers

Boatrocker BREWERS & DISTILLERS

BREWERY & DISTILLERY – BRAESIDE

This family-owned and operated brewery, set about to showcase its beers, spirits, cocktails and famous hospitality in a unique and friendly environment. Together Matt and Andrea Houghton have…

Bojak Brewing

Bojak Brewing

BREWERY – DANDENONG

Bojak prides itself on a quality core range of beers and whilst they focus on more traditional beer styles with a twist, they also experiment and push the boundaries. They aim to make a beer for anyone to enjoy, whether it be for…

Braeside Brewing Co

Braeside Brewing Co

BREWERY – MORDIALLOC

Collectively, the team brings 40+ years of experience from the food & beverage industry and is constantly delighted to be showcasing their creative range of craft beers. With a steady core range and a variety of fun limited releases…

Dainton Brewery

Frankston Brewhouse

BREWERY – FRANKSTON

What started out as a passion project for four friends soon became a Frankston ‘local’ that offered a boutique experience that the community could embrace as their own. They’ve named their beer after local icons and historical landmarks that…

Dainton Brewery

Port Phillip Distillery

DISTILLERY – MOORABBIN

Port Phillip opened in late 2022 in Moorabbin’s Industrial area and their new Distillery produces modern Australian gins made with a range of botanicals to please the palate. You can only visit this delicious distillery on a Bayside Beer Belt tour…

Saint Felix

Saint Felix

DISTILLERY – MORDIALLOC

Saint Felix is the result of five friends coming together, each with their own strengths in distilling and hospitality. Saint Felix’s head distiller, Xavier Nalty aims to celebrate Melbourne’s cultural diversity, translating flavours…

STOMPING GROUND MOORABBIN

BREWERY – MOORABBIN

Stomping Ground was founded in 2016 by Steve Jeffares, Guy Greenstone and Justin Joiner, to be a neighbourhood brewery, bringing people together over a great beer. 2020 saw the reinvention of a Moorabbin icon and by taking its…

That Spirited Lot

That Spirited Lot

DISTILLERY – SEAFORD

It was a dream of brothers Jon-Paul (JP) and Chris Willigenburg back in 2018 to work together on a project that combined their love of tastes & flavours with distilling. Along the way, sisters Sarah and Kate Barton also joined the boys on their…

WOLF OF THE WILLOWS

BREWERY – MORDIALLOC

Wolf of the Willows has a passion for producing hand-crafted, modern ales that are distinct in quality and flavour, from easy drinking styles to barrel-aged beauties. With an outdoor beer garden, casual open-plan indoor dining, a fireplace…